Celebrating the Golden Jubilee of the International Chemistry Olympiad: Back to Where It All Began

Fun Man Fung, Martin Putala, Petr Holzhauser, Ekasith Somsook, Cecilia Hernandez, I. Jy Chang

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The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018. Since 1968, 30 countries have hosted this prestigious event for preuniversity students, and 83 countries have participated in this annual tournament. The aim of the IChO includes promoting students' interest in science, in particular, popularization of chemistry. For the jubilee celebration, IChO is returning to its birthplace, Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Chemical Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Feb 13
Externally publishedYes



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  • High School/Introductory Chemistry
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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Education

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